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Author Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.

Title Beowulf : a translation and commentary ; together with Sellic spell / by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.

Imprint Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  829 Tolkien    ---  DUE 05-21-18 Billed
Edition 1st Mariner Bks. ed.
Description xiv, 425 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- Introduction to the translation -- Beowulf -- Notes on the text of the translation -- Introduction note to the commentary -- Commentary -- Sellic spell -- The lay of Beowulf.
Indexed In: Library Journal, June 2014
Kirkus Starred, June 2014
Summary J.R.R. Tolkien's translation of "Beowulf," accompanied by the author's notes as well as commentary by Tolkien's son, Christopher Tolkien, and Tolkien's story "Sellic Spell," a Beowolf tale written in the style of an Old English folktale.
Audience Adult Follett School Solutions.
Language Text primarily in English, with some Old English.
Subject Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Epic poetry -- History and criticism.
Scandinavia in literature.
Monsters in literature.
Dragons in literature.
Heroes and heroines in literature.
Added Author Tolkien, Christopher.
Contains: Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Sellic spell.
Added Title Contains: Beowulf. English. (Tolkien)
ISBN 9780544570306

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